Year Lead, London

Closing date:

The Petchey AcademyLondon

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus allowance and performance related bonuses
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Year Lead (Head of Year) 

Closing Dates: 15th October 2017 

Salary: Competitive plus allowance and performance related bonuses 

Contract type: Permanent 

Start Date: January 2018

Do you want to work in a “good school”… with “outstanding leadership and management at all levels”? Ofsted 2015 

Are you looking for a school where “There is a strong, aspirational and supportive ‘family’ culture of teams”, “where commitment to learning and development is high” Investors in People GOLD AWARD 2014

The Petchey Academy is seeking to appoint dynamic, pioneering and entrepreneurial staff to work at this academy, where there are good opportunities for career advancement supported by strong CPD. We are currently recruiting for a Year Lead that ideally teaches either, PE, Maths, English or Science. This position is ideal if you are thinking of pursuing a career in a pastoral role with the support of the academy. The academy is seeking to appoint a pastoral leader who will focus on achieving academic success for students in a caring supportive environment.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

· Contribute to an outstanding Learning Centre; either PE, Maths, English or Science. 

· Support students to succeed beyond national expectations

· Work with dedicated and enthusiastic team of academic tutors to inspire our students.

· Enjoy state of art facilities

· Enjoy excellent professional development opportunities and grow within the academy

· Enjoy an excellent benefits package including an onsite sports club

Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 2 years working within the secondary      sector of education with some managerial and leadership experience 
  • Experience of working in a school with a      culturally and socially diverse student population
  • Working      knowledge of SEN Code of Practice
  • An      understanding of the demands of an education/school environment 
  • Ability to Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young      people
  • Preferably the ability to teach; PE, Mathematics, English or      Science. 

Personal Qualities, Skills and Abilities

  • Able      to work calmly and effectively with challenging young people and their      parents
  • Good      written and oral communication skills: able to respond to general      enquiries in a helpful and informative manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including      listening, negotiation, persuasion and direction
  • Flexible, adaptable, results orientated and      able to prioritise, and resilient under pressure.
  • Organised      and able to work under their own initiative
  • Able      to work with personnel from all levels 
  • Enthusiasm      for and commitment to the achievement of the Academy’s overall vision.
  • Awareness      of and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Demonstrates respect for      people, regardless of ethnic origin, gender or disability.

The Petchey Academy, under the patronage of Jack Petchey, is dedicated to enabling young people to aspire and succeed. We have adopted his motto and encourage our students to truly believe “If I think I can….I can!” If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you. . 

The Petchey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

The Petchey Academy is committed to promoting equality for all students and employees. Every individual will be treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution to the learning process will be valued

To apply please visit our website and our recruitment-vacancies page (Please note we do not accept CVs, the application form should be fully completed)

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More about The Petchey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London, E8 2EY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7275 1500
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 The Petchey Academy is committed to ensuring that every child will exceed national expectations whilst experiencing a wide and exciting range of opportunities, both within and outside of the classroom, to equip them with the...